Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

“Helicopter Shot” discoverer Santosh Lal, a friend of M.S.Dhoni dies

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s childhood friend Santosh Lal , a first-class cricketer who invented  helicopter shot passed away. What is the “Helicopter Shot”? It is an unorthodox cricket shot played by a batsman. The shot was popularized by Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni. While attempting this shot, the batsman digs a yorker ferociously with the bat forming a Read More…

Parveez Rasool is the first J&K cricketer in Team India

Parveez Rasool (24) created history by becoming the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to be named in the Indian team as the selectors chose to rest captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and four other key players for the upcoming ODI tour of Zimbabwe. The all-rounder has got the nod in the 15-member squad for the Read More…

India to host 2016 World T20 and 2023 ODI World Cup

As per the announcement made by the International Cricket Council (ICC), India will host the World T20 in 2016 and the 50-over World Cup in 2023. The Champions Trophy, the last edition of which was won by India recently has been replaced with World Test Championship,the first edition of which will be held in England and Wales in June-July 2017. India Read More…

India vanquishes England to clinch ICC Champions Trophy

India defeated England in the final match played at Edgbaston in Birmingham city of Englnad to clinch the ICC Champions Trophy which was tournament’s last edition. India defeated Egland by 5 runs, giving their skipper M S Dhoni, the unique record of being the first captain to win three world titles. Awards: The Man of the Match and the ‘Golden Ball’ Award: Given Read More…

HC directs ESPN to provide add free live signal of ICC Champions Trophy to DD

A bench of justices which is hearing a petition filed by ESPN TV channel which sought a direction to Prasar Bharati not to insist on the live signal of the ICC Trophy without any commercial, has directed ESPN to provide live signals of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy 2013 without any commercials. This is an Read More…